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What to do if short-term renters trash your home
MoneySense | Aug 13, 2019

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Vancouver has the highest bike thefts per capita of major Canadian cities
Daily Hive | Aug 9, 2019

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What does Vancouver’s new short-term rental bylaw mean for insurers?
Canadian Underwriter | Apr 24, 2018

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What does Vancouver’s new short-term rental bylaw mean for insurers?
Canadian Underwriter | Apr 24, 2018

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High real estate prices are sparking a surge in unorthodox housing – and new ways to think about insuring a home
National Post | Mar 6, 2018

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New App Helps Decrease Bike Theft in Vancouver by 30%, May Launch in Toronto
iPhone in Canada | Nov 30, 2017

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Airbnb: Who’s covering it?
Canadian Underwriter | Nov 20, 2017

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Newly legalized Airbnb rentals — Who’s insuring them?
Canadian Underwriter | Nov 16, 2017

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InsurTech will “change the way insurance is distributed”
Canadian Underwriter | Oct 3, 2017

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Square One urges those using short-term rental programs to speak with their insurance provider
Insurance-Canada.ca | Aug 28, 2017

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Make sure clients’ belongings are protected during a move
Canadian Underwriter | Aug 25, 2017

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Most Canadians fail to properly insure their belongings while moving homes: Survey
Insurance Business Canada | Aug 18, 2017

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Canadians are not properly insuring their belongings while moving to a new home
Insurance-Canada.ca | Aug 17, 2017

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80% of polled Canadians not properly insuring belongings when moving to new homes
Canadian Underwriter | Aug 16, 2017

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Square One finds that 80% of Canadians are not properly insuring their belongings while moving to a new home
National Post | Aug 16, 2017

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Many homeowners are renting out rooms illegally: poll
Canadian Underwriter | Aug 3, 2017

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17% of secondary rental suites in Ontario, Alberta and B.C. considered illegal: Square One Insurance survey
Canadian Underwriter | Aug 3, 2017

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If you haven’t disclosed your home’s rental suite, you may be breaking the law
Global News | Aug 2, 2017

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Square One finds that 15% of secondary rental suites in Canada are illegal
National Post | Aug 2, 2017

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Evacuated B.C. families can expect $11,300 in financial losses
Business News Network | Jul 10, 2017

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Wildfire evacuees suffer average loss of $11,300: Square One Insurance
Canadian Underwriter | Jul 7, 2017

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Canadians evacuated from homes after a wildfire can expect to suffer $11,300 in financial losses
Canadian Underwriter | Jul 6, 2017

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Elevator injuries are going up – and there’s insurance for that
Insurance Business Canada | May 17, 2017

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Insuring heritage homes – how to break through the complications
Insurance Business Canada | Apr 25, 2017

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Elevator lawsuit offers vital lessons for insurance brokers
Insurance Business Canada | Apr 21, 2017

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Square One finds that 41% of renters with roommates don’t have home insurance
ILSTV | Mar 21, 2017

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Square One finds that 41% of renters with roommates don’t have home insurance
National Post | Mar 20, 2017

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Square One finds it ‘surprising’ how many renters go without home insurance
Canadian Underwriter | Mar 20, 2017

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Does insurance cover for fireworks-related accidents?
Insurance Business Canada | Nov 2, 2016

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Wayne Moriarty: When fireworks fun goes terribly wrong
The Province | Nov 1, 2016

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Airbnb insurance even more essential
Insurance Business Canada | Aug 19, 2016

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Canadian bike thefts jumped 31% in one year
Canadian Underwriter | Aug 16, 2016

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Vancouver has the highest rate for bike thefts in Canada: Insurance study
Insurance Business Canada | Aug 2, 2016

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Vancouver leads the way in bike thefts per capita
Business in Vancouver | Jul 29, 2019

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Bike theft highest in Vancouver: report
News1130 | Jul 28, 2016

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Square One warns that bike thefts are on the rise
Vancouver Sun | Jul 28, 2016

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Square One warns that BC residents may no longer receive government assistance for inland flood damage
National Post | Jul 4, 2016

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What insurance coverage is needed during a wildfire
News1130 | May 6, 2016

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Canadians wrongly feel they have flood insurance with their homeowners policies
Live Insurance News | Feb 26, 2016

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Square One finds 65% of Canadians wrongfully believe that home insurance protects against flood damage
National Post | Feb 22, 2016

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65% of Canadians unaware of flood exposure
Insurance Business Canada | Feb 22, 2016

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Surveyed Canadians uninformed about flood damage protection: Square One
Canadian Underwriter | Feb 22, 2016

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91% of homeowners are unaware of this coverage gap
Insurance Business Canada | Nov 17, 2015

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Square One finds 9 in 10 Canadians are unaware of a common home insurance condition…
Insurance-Canada.ca | Nov 17, 2015

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Brokers dissect Airbnb’s new insurance coverage
Insurance Business Canada | Oct 26, 2015

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Pemberton landslide teaches family tough lessons about home insurance
News1130 | Sep 23, 2015

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Laneway homes raise insurance questions
MSN News | Sep 18, 2015

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Growing popularity of laneway houses raises concerns about insurance
CTV News | Sep 18, 2015

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New CMHC rules to increase “income suite” clients
Mortgage Broker News | Aug 28, 2015

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Insurer reacts to key lobbying effort
Insurance Business Canada | Aug 26, 2015

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Secondary suites most common in B.C., says study
CBC News | Aug 25, 2015

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Vancouverites likely to rent out suite, survey finds
24 Hours | Aug 24, 2015

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B.C. homeowners way more likely to rent out part of their property
BC Business | Aug 24, 2015

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More than 40% of Vancouver house owners rent out parts of their homes: survey
Business in Vancouver | Aug 24, 2015

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About one-quarter of homeowners in British Columbia rent out a portion of their house
Canadian Underwriter | Aug 24, 2015

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A look at misconceptions about home insurance coverage for rural homes
News1130 | Aug 17, 2015

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Rent out your home but make sure you’re insured for the orgy
Financial Post | Jul 3, 2015

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Beware: These 14 home features will raise your insurance
Financial Post | May 22, 2015

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B.C. insurer offers home insurance for Airbnb hosts
Canadian Underwriter | Mar 30, 2015

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Is the Industry ready for an earthquake in Quebec?
Canadian Underwriter | Nov 26, 2014

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Most Canadians wrongly believe the government will cover earthquake damage
Insurance-Canada.ca | Sep 2, 2014

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Canadians misunderstand government disaster funding: survey
Canadian Underwriter | Aug 26, 2014

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More than half of polled Canadians misinformed about earthquake coverage
Canadian Underwriter | Aug 26, 2014

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Home sharing growing in popularity
News1130 | Aug 11, 2013

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Square One urges Canadians to confirm coverage before sharing homes
Insurance-Canada.ca | Jul 25, 2013

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Ten ways to cut the cost of home insurance
The Globe and Mail | Apr 22, 2013

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Home insurance clients advised to check coverage before renovating
Canadian Underwriter | Feb 1, 2013

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Canadian on-line insurance activity
Insurance-Canada.ca | Jan 25, 2012

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Insurance company benefits from reducing direct mail
The Globe and Mail | Jan 25, 2013

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Gain insight into fellow members of the alumni community
Viewpoints | Fall 2012

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2013 FORECAST: Rising expectations forcing technological integration
Thompson’s World Insurance News | Jan 7, 2013

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End of earthquake insurance coverage for two BC companies
Radio-Canada.ca | Jan 2, 2013

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The Challenge Revisited
The Globe and Mail | Dec 26, 2012

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Square One is a 2013 ICTA Technology Award Finalist
Insurance-Canada.ca | Dec 13, 2012

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Identity-theft coverage grows along with the crime
Vancouver Sun | Nov 21, 2012

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Many B.C. homeowners not insured for earthquakes
CBC News | Oct 29, 2012

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Most British Columbia residents unprepared for earthquake: Survey
Canadian Underwriter | Oct 15, 2012

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Montreal area earthquake should serve as a “wake-up call”
Canadian Underwriter | Oct 10, 2012

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One-fifth of Alberta and B.C. homeowners do not have right home insurance protection: survey
Canadian Underwriter | Jul 12, 2012

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A landlord’s essential: Tenant’s home insurance
Canadian Real Estate Magazine | Jun 20, 2012

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Landlords who don’t declare secondary suites not covered by insurance
Vancouver Sun | June 5, 2012

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About one-quarter of B.C. homes have rental suites or converted coach houses
Canadian Underwriter | Jun 4, 2012

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1/4 of B.C. homeowners now landlords
Canadian Real Estate Magazine | Jun 4, 2012

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What does a B.C. MBA look like?
BC Business | Apr 2, 2012

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Canadians pay $840 average annually for home insurance
InsurEye | Mar 23, 2012

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Most B.C. homeowners paying for insurance they don’t need or want: survey
Canadian Underwriter | Mar 20, 2012

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Half of all BC homeowners don’t have earthquake insurance
Insurance-Canada.ca | Mar 20, 2012

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BC residents pay most for home insurance in Canada
Canadian Underwriter | Mar 13, 2012

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Half of all BC homeowners don’t have earthquake insurance
Canadian Underwriter | Mar 9, 2012

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About 50% of BC homeowners don’t have earthquake insurance
Canadian Underwriter | Mar 9, 2012

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Is a launch party still a smart way to build buzz?
The Globe and Mail | February 8, 2012

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Hard times trigger changes in insurance choices
Financial Post | January 7, 2012

Press releases

Interested in one of our press releases? Please call 1.855.331.6933 ext 100 or email us.

Steps for homeowners and tenants to recover from overland flooding
Square One | Jun 26, 2018

What Brantford residents can expect following the floods
Square One | Feb 22, 2018

Square One urges those using short-term rental programs to speak with their insurance provider or they may not be covered
Square One | Aug 24, 2017

Square One finds that 80% of Canadians are not properly insuring their belongings while moving to a new home
Square One | Aug 16, 2017

Square One finds that 15% of secondary rental suites in Canada are illegal
Square One | Aug 2, 2017

Recovering from the British Columbia wildfires
Square One | Jul 25, 2017

Dealing with additional expenses after a Mass Evacuation order
Square One | Jul 13, 2017

Families evacuated from their home because of wildfires can expect to suffer $11,300 in financial losses
Square One | Jul 6, 2017

Arizona residents can now buy home insurance online from Square One
Square One | Jul 4, 2017

Square One finds that 41% of renters with roommates don’t have home insurance
Square One | Mar 20, 2017

Square One warns that bike thefts are on the rise
Square One | Jul 28, 2016

Square One warns that BC residents may no longer receive government assistance…
Square One | Jul 4, 2016

What Fort McMurray residents can expect following the wildfire
Square One | May 4, 2016

Square One finds 65% of Canadians wrongfully believe that home insurance protects against flood damage
Square One | Feb 22, 2016

Square One finds 91% of Canadians are unaware of a common home insurance condition…
Square One | Nov 16, 2015

Square One urges those participating in home sharing programs to speak with their insurance providers…
Square One | Aug 26, 2015

Over one-quarter of BC house owners rent out a portion of their home
Square One | Aug 24, 2015

Square One explains how babysitting activities may actually be considered…
Square One | Aug 17, 2015

Square One warns that laneway homeowners may not be fully covered with their current…
Square One | Aug 11, 2015

Square One explains what home insurance coverage is available to Calgary residents affected…
Square One | Oct 12, 2014

A recent survey reveals that 56 percent of Canadians wrongly believe the…
Square One | Aug 24, 2014

Square One warns that power outages from ice storms could lead to frozen pipes
Square One | Dec 24, 2013

Square One provides 10 cost-saving tips to offset rising home insurance rates
Square One | Nov 8, 2013

Participating in a home exchange, hosting a guest, or renting out a room? Speak with…
Square One | Jul 25, 2013

Square One advises flood insurance not available in Canada
Square One | Jun 21, 2013

Square One recognized by Insurance-Canada.ca
Square One | Apr 8, 2013

Renovating your home? Tell your insurance provider
Square One | Feb 1, 2013

Home insurance specialist expands into Saskatchewan
Square One | Feb 1, 2013

Major home insurance providers stop offering earthquake protection in BC
Square One | Dec 18, 2012

Square One accredited by the Better Business Bureau of Mailand BC
Square One | Nov 13, 2012

Square One expands into more BC cities
Square One | Aug 29, 2012

Square One gives away over 525 more blankets
Square One | Aug 29, 2012

Square One gives away over 1,000 blankets
Square One | Aug 15, 2012

One-fifth of home insurance policyholders go without proper protection
Square One | Jul 12, 2012

Square One expands into Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Red Deer
Square One | Jun 28, 2012

Square One gives away 7,000 umbrellas
Square One | Jun 19, 2012

More than half of BC renters go without home insurance
Square One | Jun 19, 2012

Nearly one-quarter of BC house owners rent out a portion of their home
Square One | Jun 4, 2012

What can your home insurance provider do better?
Square One | Apr 20, 2012

Home insurance specialist expands into Alberta
Square One | Apr 16, 2012

Square One donates umbrellas to Coast Mental Health
Square One | Apr 2, 2012

Flash mob a flop so Square One will stick to selling insurance
Square One | Mar 15, 2012

Square One gives away more free umbrellas!
Square One | Mar 15, 2012

BC residents paying for home insurance coverage they don’t need
Square One | Mar 15, 2012

Square One surprises Canada Line commuters with free umbrellas
Square One | Mar 13, 2012

Half of all BC homeowners don’t have earthquake insurance
Square One | Mar 9, 2012

Square One introduces rewards program
Square One | Dec 15, 2011

Top 5 things that make Square One different
Square One | Nov 12, 2011

Home insurance specialist launches in BC
Square One | Oct 5, 2011